Marvin W. Clifford, 77, of Greencastle died Friday, April 3, 2009 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Born Nov. 3, 1931 in Putnam County, he was the son of Lawrence and Madonna Rockhill Clifford. He was a 1950 graduate of Belle Union High School. He married Norma Joan Smith on Nov. 11, 1950 and she survives.
Mr. Clifford had been a farmer in Putnam County for several years. He had also been an automotive salesman with York Pontiac, Chevrolet Dealership in Greeencastle for 19 years. He was a member of the Elks Lodge; Sons of the Legion; Eagles Lodge; Moose Lodge, and the Greencastle Housing Authority. He was a past president of the Putnam County Fair Board.
Survivors include his wife; children, Terry Clifford and wife Yvonne of Cloverdale, Sue Barker and husband Rod of Avon and Lannie Clifford and wife Judy of Cloverdale; seven grandchildren, Karen Clifford, Sharon Bowen, Adrianna Clifford, Becky Hines, Heather Millhorn, Lana Robinson and Jason Clifford; two step-grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Bob Clifford; and two great-grandchildren, Kaylee and Kendall Hornick.
Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. with an Elks Memorial Walk through and a Moose Lodge Service memorial service to begin at 7 p.m.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Heart Assn. Attn: Catherine Nesbitt, 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231.
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